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Campaign 2000 (Gore vs. Bush: Florida Recount) #189978

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 09, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(West Palm Beach, Florida: Steve Osunsami) The issue of confusion over the presidential election vote in Palm Beach County, Florida, examined; scenes shown of protests in West Palm Beach. [MAN, two VOTERS - complain.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The filing of a class action lawsuit in Palm Beach noted.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) The difficulties in contesting an election result in Florida examined; details given about the law pertaining to the Palm Beach ballot. [Weiss and Handler Howard WEISS - says the voters have been disenfranchised.] [Election law specialist Jan BARAN - summarizes the legal issues.] [Holland and Knight David CARDWELL - says the key is a "fair election."]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statement from Attorney General Janet Reno about the election in Florida noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie;
Osunsami, Steve

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